The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RightScale products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RightScale over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within RightScale, Inc.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RightScale
Rank 583 536 563
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +27
Contract jobs citing RightScale 17 35 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.073% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.071% 0.16% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23945 22129 23971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.08% 46.10% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14166 12842 12752
Average daily rate £398 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1166 1052 1250
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

RightScale
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RightScale across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

RightScale Jobs Demand Trend in England

RightScale
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RightScale across the England region.

RightScale Daily Rate Trend in England

RightScale
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RightScale also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RightScale.

1 19 (90.48%) Puppet
1 19 (90.48%) Jenkins
2 18 (85.71%) DevOps
2 18 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 18 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (85.71%) CentOS
3 17 (80.95%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (80.95%) Vagrant
4 16 (76.19%) Amazon ELB
4 16 (76.19%) Route 53
4 16 (76.19%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (76.19%) Amazon S3
4 16 (76.19%) QA
4 16 (76.19%) Configuration Management
5 11 (52.38%) Hudson
5 11 (52.38%) SaaS
5 11 (52.38%) PaaS
5 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (47.62%) Firewall
7 9 (42.86%) Maven
7 9 (42.86%) DNS
7 9 (42.86%) DHCP
7 9 (42.86%) Open Source
8 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (14.29%) Big Data
10 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
10 2 (9.52%) JVM Tuning
10 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
10 2 (9.52%) Ruby
10 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing

RightScale
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RightScale also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RightScale. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.52%) Jetty
1 2 (9.52%) nginx
1 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (80.95%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (76.19%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (76.19%) Amazon S3
2 16 (76.19%) Route 53
2 16 (76.19%) Amazon ELB
3 11 (52.38%) SaaS
3 11 (52.38%) PaaS
4 1 (4.76%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) DHCP
2 9 (42.86%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) Packet Switching
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) IPsec
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 19 (90.48%) Jenkins
2 11 (52.38%) Hudson
3 9 (42.86%) Maven
4 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Transition Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Servlets
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (42.86%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) CentOS
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 18 (85.71%) DevOps
2 16 (76.19%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) JVM Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) CITP
1 1 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (76.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (90.48%) Puppet
2 17 (80.95%) Vagrant
3 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) Netezza
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk
2 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Sybase
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Informatica
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